Engineering and Construction.
Engineering and Construction
Topic: Materials and Hardware
All work must the following sections:
• Cover sheet with Title
• Contents page
• References divided into Bibliography, Works Cited and Figures
FULL ((HARVARD ANGLIA STYLE)) REFERENCING IS TO BE USED.
Materials: Explain in your own words why there has been a change from one material to another in aircraft development and why aluminium alloys are used instead of pure aluminium; include any examples found during your research?
Composites: Explain why a composite has more desirable properties than either of its two constituent materials on their own and why this needs to be taken into account during aircraft design. Include in your discussion what are Thermoplastic & Thermoset giving examples for both.
Processes: Explain with examples the processes: Solution Treatment, Precipitation Treatment, Carburising and Nitriding. Explain how an age hardened rivet can be used on aircraft assemblies.
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